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June 2010

M/S Mount Washington Pays Tribute to Elvis

On Monday July 12, the M/S Mount Washington will be cruising the waters of Lake Winnipesaukee as passengers remember the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. So grab your “blue suede shoes” and get “all shook up” to for an evening filled with memories of this popular icon. The “Tribute to Elvis” cruise departs from Weirs Beach at 6 p.m., with boarding time at 5:15 p.m. This three-hour cruise is $43 for adults, and $33 for children and seniors (60+). A two entrée buffet dinner is included with the ticket price. Monday nights are discount senior nights on the M/S Mount... Read more →


The Barnstormers Theatre presents "Wait Until Dark," July 13 to 17

"Wait Until Dark," the consummate thriller by Frederick Knott (author of "Dial M for Murder"), comes to The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth, N.H. from July 13 to 17. A blind woman named Susy, alone in her New York apartment, is confronted by thugs seeking a doll that her husband brought back from Canada. Unbeknownst to them, the doll is filled with heroin, and the crooks will do anything to retrieve it, including terrorizing Susy. But the tables are turned in the final, terrifying scene, as the apartment is plunged into darkness. "Wait Until Dark is an intensely theatrical play," says... Read more →


Laugh and Dine Aboard the M/S Mount Washington with Bucky Lewis

Looking for an evening of interactive comedy and dinner as you cruise the waters of Lake Winnepesaukee? The M/S Mount Washington has your ticket. Guests are invited to join comedian Bucky Lewis for a dinner and comedy cruise on Sunday, July 11. The cruise departs from Weirs Beach at 6 p.m., with boarding time at 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $43 for adults and $33 for children. Tickets for the cruise include a two entrée buffet dinner featuring chicken bruschetta and steak tips, as well as a three-hour cruise around the lake. Lewis will be performing on the main stage of... Read more →


Wednesdays are Family Party Nights Aboard the M/S Mount Washington

Wednesday evenings beginning June 30, the M/S Mount Washington will be hosting family-friendly cruises for all to attend. These low-cost cruises will take place weekly throughout the summer. Cruise tickets include a buffet dinner of carved turkey and a second entrée as the vessel navigates for two and a half hours around Lake Winnipesaukee. Children ages 12 and under are free, with a limit of two free children per family. Live music and dancing will also be featured on two decks. The Main Deck will feature entertainers geared towards kids and families and in the Flagship Lounge dance music will... Read more →


Celebrate Independence Day with the M/S Mount Washington

Climb aboard the M/S Mount Washington this July 4th for an evening of food, fun, and fireworks. Every Independence Day on Lake Winnipesaukee, community members create their own displays of fireworks, and the M/S Mount Washington is on the waters to capture the excitement for passengers. Enjoy a two entrée buffet dinner as the captain is on the lookout. Tickets for the three-hour cruise are $49 and include dinner. The ship departs Weirs Beach at 7 p.m., with boarding time at 6:15 p.m. Live music and dancing will also be featured. The official 2010 season for the cruise line runs... Read more →


No Matter Where You Go, July 4th in NH is Fun All Over Concord, NH – The 4th of July in New Hampshire is full of activities for all ages across the state. Whether you are seeking a fireworks display or something more out of the ordinary, all of the NH regions have something to offer. Families can take an evening cruise on the M/S Mount Washington while dancing into the night. Or head up 93 to partake in carnival activities at Waterville Valley. The Cog Railway offers families a train ride and stop at the summit of Mount Washington... Read more →


The dramatic natural landscape of New Hampshire has long been an inspiration to artists. The poet, Robert Frost, lived and wrote in Derry for nine years and taught at Plymouth State University later. The novelist, poet, playwright and painter, E.E. Cummings, spent his summers at Joy Farm in Silver Lake. One of the foremost painters in 19th century America, Winslow Homer, cut his landscape teeth painting scenes in the White Mountains. This summer, the Margret and H.A. Rey Center, named for two more artists who lived in and were inspired by New Hampshire, is doing its part carry on the... Read more →


M/S Mount Washington Set to Cruise for a King of Pop Celebration

The M/S Mount Washington invites guests to climb aboard and party into the night in honor of the King of Pop. At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 25 the ship will depart from Weirs Beach for a dinner dance cruise where passengers will be able to celebrate Michael Jackson’s life. This tribute will feature music from all stages of his career. A D.J. will be playing music on one dance floor, while live music from the 80’s will be playing on another. The cruise will last three hours while guests dine and dance on board the ship. A dinner buffet... Read more →


The Margret and H.A. Rey Center is excited to offer an original presentation, “Silver Lake Summers: An E.E. Cummings Revue,” by Pontine Theatre on Friday, June 25 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m at our center in Waterville Valley Town Square! There is no charge to attend the performance. This program is generously sponsored by NH Humanities Council’s Humanities To Go! program. Edward Estlin Cummings was an American poet and painter born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 14, 1894. He began writing poems as early as 1904 and received his B.A. in 1915 and his M.A. in 1916, both from Harvard,... Read more →


Margret and H.A. Rey Center's Water Watchers Invites Volunteers

The Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley, in cooperation with Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment invites you to participate in its volunteer water-quality monitoring program, Water Watchers. Now in its third year, Water Watchers meet every second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley’s Town Square. Community members are invited to participate in a special Volunteer Training Workshop on Wednesday, June 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Rey Center. Volunteer Training Workshop participants will learn about factors impacting water... Read more →